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I’ve Lived in Montana Most of Life: Here’s Where I Got Lost

My daughter was all in on Father's Day this year. She told me that she would even get up early and go golfing with me, if that's what I wanted. It was completely up to me. Come Sunday morning I ran a couple of errands and did some laundry. And after giving it some thought, I decided we would go to the Montana Candy Emporium in Red Lodge via Cooney Reservoir. I wanted her to see those planes fill up with water to help fight the Robertson Draw fire. But by the time we got to Cooney, there was no activity. So I just kept going on the gravel. And going. And going.
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Montana health officials struggle with changes to state law

HELENA, Mont. — Legislation aiming to protect businesses from COVID-19 restrictions imposed by local authorities was signed into law by Gov. Greg Gianforte more than a month ago. But across the state, elected officials, public health officers and attorneys are left with wildly different interpretations of what the new law...
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Montana fire could jump state line

A fire on the Montana/Wyoming border north of Cody is roaring toward the Cowboy State. Fire officials are now estimating the Robertson Draw fire south of Red Lodge on the Custer Gallatin National Forest to be 27,556 acres, and 0 percent contained. Montana’s firefighting aircraft returned to duty Friday as...
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This is the Best City to Live in Montana

About one in every five American workers whose job could be performed remotely worked from home before the COVID-19 pandemic. That share jumped to nearly three in four following the abrupt closure of offices nationwide, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in October 2020. For millions of Americans, the shift to remote work is now permanent, and the new dynamic means they are no longer tied to a specific city for their job and can choose a place to live based on other factors, including quality of life -- which varies considerably in the United States.
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Officials Concerned About Montana Rivers

Reports dealing with water levels and fish populations are showing changes in this year's conditions of Montana's rivers heading into summer. In the statewide reports, the Smith River floating season has come to a sudden stop with low flows reported by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. The Smith River showed...
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Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, June 21

A fire at the Reserve Street homeless camp brought over a dozen Missoula City firefighters to extinguish the blaze. No injuries reported. A ZOOM forum on racism and mass incarceration was hosted late Thursday by the Innocence Project and several representatives of racial equity groups provided comments, in recognition of the establishment of 'Juneteenth'.
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MSU Women Win Big at College National Finals Rodeo

The Montana State University women's rodeo team won big at the College National Finals Rodeo over the weekend. The team came away with the national title as a team, along with several big victories at the individual level- including Paige Rasmussen who was named the "Women's All Around Champion" according to the MSU Rodeo Team Facebook page. Paige's sister Shelby along with Tayla Moeykens, and Lindsey Pulsipher were all on the national championship women's team.

Montana tribe welcomes back tourists after risky shutdown pays off

Millions of people will flock to Montana's Glacier National Park this summer after last year's pandemic-caused tourism skid, and they will once more be able sightsee and camp nearby on the recently reopened Blackfeet Indian Reservation. The tourists' return is a relief to the owners of the restaurants, campgrounds and...
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Seven Montana record-breaking fish caught in 9 months

The past year has been a good one for anglers in Montana. It all started in August when Greg Haug hauled a 32.05-pound, 38.125-inch chinook salmon out of Fort Peck Reservoir, a new state record. Then Theron Thompson pulled a record-setting 22-inch, 7.84-pound smallmouth bass out of the same water about two months later.